Richlands strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in North Carolina):
Low Violent Crime
Walking and Biking to Work
Affordability of Rents
Comparing Richlands to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in North Carolina (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Female Share of the Population|
|Age of the Population|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Average Household Size|
|Portion of People Married|
|College Educated Adults|
|Median Family Income|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|People Above Poverty|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Short Commute Times|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Working at Home|
|People Living Alone|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Low Violent Crime|
|Low Property Crime|
|Nearest Medium City||12 miles NW of Jacksonville, North Carolina (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||86 miles SE of Raleigh, North Carolina|
|Standard Zip Codes||28574|
|Phone Area Codes||910|
|Time Zone||Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Jan Temp||34 to 57 F|
|Apr Temp||48 to 76 F|
|Jul Temp||70 to 90 F|
|Oct Temp||51 to 76 F|
|Annual Precip||56.4 inches|
|Station||KINSTON 5 SE|
|Jan Temp||31 to 52 F|
|Apr Temp||47 to 72 F|
|Jul Temp||69 to 89 F|
|Oct Temp||48 to 73 F|
|Annual Precip||51.1 inches|
|Station||WILLARD 4 SW|
|Jan Temp||35 to 57 F|
|Apr Temp||49 to 77 F|
|Jul Temp||70 to 91 F|
|Oct Temp||52 to 77 F|
|Annual Precip||54.2 inches|
|Average Family Size||3.03|
|American Indian & Alaskan||4||0.4%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||20||2.2%|
|Est. 2005 Population||827|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||35.7%|
|French (except Basque)||1.2%|
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